"John Wick: Chapter 4" dominated the box office with a stellar $73.5 million opening weekend, surpassing previous installments.
The film received positive reviews and benefited from strong word-of-mouth, contributing to its success.
The franchise has steadily grown in terms of ticket sales, with each sequel surpassing the previous one: the original opened to $14 million, the sequel to $30.4 million, and the third film to $56.8 million.
"John Wick: Chapter 4" earned an impressive $64 million internationally, debuting at No. 1 in all 71 markets where it premiered.
The movie's global box office total reached $137.5 million, making it a profitable venture despite its high production cost of over $100 million.
Industry experts, like David A. Gross, praised the film's outstanding opening and noted the franchise's consistent growth.
Despite its lengthy runtime of two hours and 49 minutes, audiences responded positively, giving the film an "A" CinemaScore.
The opening weekend audience was primarily male (69%) and mostly aged 25 and above (70%).